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the story. she joins us first on 13 with more....jodi? hey erin.. the video gives us a glimpse of what la - pray might have been thinking in those final moments before his arrest... and its a side of him his family has never seen before 164119 - it is hard to watch... yeah its hard to watch - maria munoz the crazed boy in this survillence video.... is not the little cousin maria munoz grew up with.. 1627147 - whatever he was on. he was extremely out of his mind, especially seeing the footage its just scary the video, recorded just moments after police say noah la - pray killed his grandmother.. shows, the 17 - year - old barging into the gas station frantically waving a bible in the air at customers... noah then pushes past the customer.... yanking food off the rack. then forcefully pushing over a shelf before running outside... from there it turns violent... the teen begins hitting a customer... then turns his emotions towards the store - front window.. first bashing his head in to the
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glass... then using his body to break it.. relatives suspect drugs fueled the rage... they say the boy never has done drugs before and hope the courts can show compassion... by changing his first degree murder charge 391817- we would like to see nothing more than involuntary manslaughter because it wasnt him - joe pray 393818 - if he could just get that chance, wed be so thrilled the family says, the boy has been dealt a tough hand. he lost one parent in an auto accident, the other to incarceration... making no excuses, the family is already beginning to move forward 183612 - she was a wonderful person remembering the happier times... and doing the one thing rachel pray always asked of others ...... forgive 143014 - her grandkids are her grandkids, regardless of what they did and family is family - maria munoz tomorrow, there is a visitation for rachel pray at saint joseph catholic church. it begins at five and goes until seven. the funeral service is friday morning at 10-30.
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her family has also set up a go - fund - me page to help with funeral expenses. she did not have life insurance. as for laprei he is due back in court on october 22 - nd authorities want to move the second murder trial for a tama county man. dustin jefferson is charged with first degree murder in the death of his wife... 32-year-old kerry o'clair jefferson in 20-13. he was tried earlier this month... but the judge declared a mistrial when the jury couldn't reach a verdict. a hearing will be held october 30th to determine where jefferson will be re-tried. police say jefferson helped his mother... ginger jefferson... pull off the crime. she is already serving a life sentence. there was more testimony today in the attempted murder trial of pete polson.. he's accused of going on a shooting spree in pleasant hill earlier this year. today... one of his intended targets took the stand. channel 13's stephanie moore joins us now live with the latest...stephanie? yesterday we heard from the two victims that were injured from
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the shooting spree...today it was the third victim, matt stephenson who took the stand and told the jury what happened as he was walking to his truck that november morning... 38:02-i knew it was gunshots, glass is breaking, i don't know what's going on, i was instinctively going for cover." 38:11 stephenson said a man, he later positively i-d as pete polson, was parked on the street when he came outside to his truck. he said hi to him but got no response and then said polson started shooting at him as he took cover behind his truck. he told the jury he was in fear of his life and said the first bullets came within inches of him. the state also called several first responding officers to the scene including the state trooper who helped arrest polson. the jury saw dash cam video of polson's arrest, which the trooper testified was uneventful.... sot-trooper andy klein----iowa state patrol 34:39-how would you describe him? the best i can describe was indifferent, just normal was just another
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day. was there anything about his demeanor that indicated to you he was under the influence of any substance? no." polson is using an intoxication defense, however the troope kleias wel as the oer arresting toope both aid tey d not haveeaon to do aitiol alcol or drug teinon pson llowing e hooting spe. knoxville police need your help in finding a man wanted for leading officers on high-speed chase. police say travis sickler hit per hour in knoxville and other parts of marion county on friday. the chase was eventually called off and sickler got away. he was wanted on an arrest warrant for a domestic abuse. if you see sickler...call police. smoke could be seen billowing this morning. more than a dozen fire department were called out to 653rd street around five. firefighters let the
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barn burn... while focusing on protecting the surrounding buildings. they say the additional fire departments helped provide the water supply. 03:26:59-03:27:07 the size of the fire is why we had to have so much water. concern is getting enough water to protect house and surrounding structures. the fire destroyed several vehicles and equipment in the barn. fortunately... several horses were out in the pasture. funeral services are tomorrow for a longtime iowa republican lawmaker. jack drake's funeral is at 10-30 at the griswold united methodist church. a visitation is going on now until 7-30 tonight at duhn funeral home in griswold. drake died earlier this week at the cass county memorial hospital of unknown causes. he served in the statehouse for nearly two dozen years. drake was 81. some iowans could see their first frost by the end of the week. let's check in with chief meteorologist ed wilson for a first look at the
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a few clouds will build in tonight with lows in the mid to upper 40s. highs will stay in the low 70s for thursday with plenty of sunshine before chillier air arrives for the weekend. in fact, saturday morning looks to be the coldest morning this season with temperatures in the 30s. highs will only reach the upper 50s friday afternoon. next chance of rain returns by tuesday. with the possibility of frost in the forecast...you know what will
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come all too soon... winter! the des moines public works department says it's ready. today the department had its equipment on display at the public works yard. public works director jonathan gano says there are a few changes for the chilly months ahead... he's added three miles of snow routes...and deleted 17-miles. he says that's all due to changes in bus routes... the main routes through the city are also being given higher priority. 12:10:05-12:10:17 we are putting more trucks on the most important streets. biggest streets will have 4 or 5 plows working down the street all at once. the city has a 3-point-5-million- dollar snow removal budget for the winter. gano says there are 51 snow plow...and 15-thousand tons of salts ready to go. as the weather gets cooler, you'll have some new places to shop... two new stores at jordan creek town center are within weeks of opening. officials say the michael kors
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clothing store in the mall is set to open october 30th. it sells men's and women's clothing and accessories. a jewelry store... charming charlie... will open right before black friday. officials say construction started on that space about two weeks ago. it will be in "the village" area outside of the mall. coming up...a drake law student takes the national spotlight. he was featured during the debate asking his questions to the candidates. 14:27:06 all the sudden my phone started blowing up with text messages and calls from people. find out the answer he was looking for...and if he think he got it. plus... other drake students heard from a republican candidate on campus today. coming up...how rand paul is trying get the students to caucus for him. then... later in the show... a des moines family makes a huge donation to blank children's hospital... how many toys they handed over...and the inspiration
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a drake university law student got to put his question before the candidates last night. the five democrats running for president took the stage yesterday in las vegas. during the c-n-n sponsored debate sterling wilkins issued this question. 04-09 my question for the candidates is...do black live matter or do all live matter? wilkins says he didn't know his question was going to be used... he says he didn't even see it. he says he had the debate streaming on his computer, but it was mute. wilkins says his cell phone went crazy ...and he quickly found
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the drake student explained why his question is so important. 14:29:51-14:29:19 i do think black lives matter and once black lives matter is accepted as not just a slogan but as a moral principal than all lives matter. i believe that it was important to phrase it as i did to get the candidate to express an answer to show that government needs to play a roll that black lives are valued as equally as white lives in our society. wilkins says he thinks hillary clinton won the debate overall.. when it comes to his question...he didn't declare a winner. drake university is the focus of another political event today. rand paul is stopping at the school as part of his "iowa 10- thousand" college tour. political director dave price joins us now with more...dave? rand paul's trying something that's either ambitious, risky or both. he wants to sign up 10,000
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caucus night. young people notoriously don't take part in the caucuses. it's far more likely these students' parents or grandparents would show up to caucus. more than 200 people...mostly traditional college age, showed up to hear paul at drake this afternoon. paul says his libertarian-leaning message will connect with younger people upset at washington and concerned about their future. paul....658...we've gotten already 1,000 that have agreed to sign up it resonates no phone records, marijuana, war. it resonates with students. if paul gets 10,000 college students along with 10,000
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supporters...that might be enough to put paul among the top three presidential republicans on caucus night. here's another reason why he thinks he can do it...the calendar. the caucuses have been held recently at the beginning of january...when students are still back home on christmas break. in 2016...they're scheduled for february first...when students will be back on campus...and paul hopes, ready and motivated to come out to support him. chelsea clinton is in des moines today... but she's not campaigning for her mother. clinton gave opening remarks today as part of the borlaug dialogue. it's a discussion that takes
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place during world food prize week. clinton is speaking on behalf of the clinton foundation... clinton spoke about the foundations' work to improve global health and empower women and girls. a few clouds will build in tonight with lows in the mid to upper 40s. highs will stay in the low 70s for thursday with plenty of sunshine before chillier air
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a few clouds will build in tonight with lows in the mid to upper 40s. highs will stay in the low 70s for thursday with plenty of sunshine before chillier air arrives for the weekend. in fact, saturday morning looks to be the coldest morning this season with temperatures in the 30s. highs will only reach the upper 50s friday afternoon. next chance of rain
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coming up...an iowa artist says he doesn't have long to live... he says cancer is robbing him of a longer life. find out what he's doing in hopes of inspiring younger
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he's gone. one iowans is thinking of future the last of his life. doctor diagnoses jim avery of years ago... now it's in stage four... but it's not stopping him from creating...new...and unique pieces of art. brad hanson shares the story. jim avery has always been a creator. two of his more notable
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creations, the dy-cycle and the abc two, or the avery bike contraption. "avery has earned international accolades for his unique pieces. he's featured them at burning man in nevada, and very prominently right here in dubuque at the voices from the warehouse gallery." but avery says he's in his last few months of life, so he's decided to donate his two pieces to the city of dubuque. "it wasn't really about leaving my mark as it was to leave inspiration for people to do things." avery's chief goal for these pieces is to inspire a future generation of creators. he says he hopes his pieces will terminal under construction at the dubuque airport. "one of the biggest reasons i want to give it to dubuque because dubuque has always been really good for me." wherever they end up, city leadership is confident they'll certainly make an impact on everyone who sees them.
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"i think they're very, very unique pieces. they were created by a dubuquer, in dubuque, and they're going to remain here for all dubuquers and travelers through our community special." the mayor says down the road the pieces will end up. finding a big enough spot will be part of that decision too... the dicycle measures 11 feet tall... while the abc-two is six feet tall and 13 feet long. a des moines couple who lost a little boy to leukemia in now helping other sick kids. this week jennifer and mike guthrie donated almost 15-hundred toys to blank children's hospital. the toys were collecting during a huge toy drive and celebration last month near saylorville lake. they hold the drive annually around the time of drake's birthday. he died at the age of two from complications from his fight with cancer. during drake's cancer fight...the hospital gave both drake and his older brother a-j toys... 11:28:44-11:29:13 when a.j. would receive them... they are insistent on it...
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drake was on the other hand was a 1 to year and half....absolutely loved it. the family collected about 5- hundred more toys than the goal. if you missed the toy drive this year...don't worry...the guthrie's say they'll have another one next september. stick around, we'll get another look at your forecast, after the break. if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but the republicans... they want to go back to letting the super wealthy call the shots. they don't stand up for equal pay for women. they don't support paid family leave.
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we've got to get this economy working for the vast majority of americans, not just for those at the top. that's what i intend to do as president.
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we need to disrupt the old order in washington, dc. we can do a lot better by applying conservative principles we should lower rates and simplify the code to allow people to freely decide how they want to spend their money. what we need is leadership to fix a few big things... so that this country takes off and soars where people can dream the biggest possible dreams... and pursue them with a vengeance. sfx: applause jeb. proven conservative. real results.
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